Guide to the Office of Summer Sessions Records, 1961-2005

Summary Information

Title: Office of Summer Sessions Records, 1961-2005
Collection: UA.5048
Extent: 12.27 linear feet (25 boxes, 1 half-sized manuscript box, 2 folders)
Abstract:

The Office of Summer Sessions currently coordinates and administrates ASU's summer academics. The Office of Summer Sessions Records contain historical, administrative and promotional material dating 1961-2005, with bulk dates of 1983-1994.

Creator: Office of Summer Sessions.

Biographical/Historical Note

Appalachian has offered summer courses for nearly all of the institution's existence. The Office of Summer Sessions currently coordinates and administrates ASU's summer academics. Appalachian's Summer School programs promote the intellectual, cultural and personal development of students through a broad selection of curricular and extracurricular summer programs. Summer programs include workshops, seminars, and traditional courses of varying lengths to allow students to fit their summer studies into their busy summer schedule. Special courses and other programs are offered to teachers and other professionals for both enrichment and the pursuit of advanced degrees.

Scope and Contents

The Office of Summer Sessions Records contain historical, administrative and promotional material dating 1961-2005, with bulk dates of 1983-1994. Types of documents include pamphlets, posters, budgets, enrollment comparisons, annuals reports, memoranda, correspondence, surveys, contracts, course schedules and meeting minutes. The accession "Summer Sessions Promotional Material File, 1961-2005" contains some historical material, including documents pertaining to the creation of the Office of Summer Sessions.

Arrangement

This collection has not yet been fully processed.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. Individual accessions may have access restrictions due to the presence of confidential information. Restrictions are noted in the Accessions List, where applicable.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Archives in multiple accessions.

Processing Information

This record group has been minimally arranged and described in summary but has not yet been merged into a single collection. The record group currently consists of numerous individual accessions listed below.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5048: Office of Summer Sessions Records, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.

Container List

The following accession list links to inventories of records received and added to this record group.

UA.2004.057: Summer School Advisory Council File, 1990-1992

UA.2006.098: Office of Summer Sessions: Promotional Materials Files, 1972-1987

UA.2006.201: Summer School Administrative File, 1983-1994

UA.2007.110: Summer School: Correspondence, 1980-1998

UA.2009.069: Correspondence on Financial Planning, 1985-2001 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2009.092: Summer Sessions Promotional Material File, 1961-2005